Welcome Letter from the EditorFeb 02, 2012
Street battles rage in the Middle East, and elsewhere around the planet, movements flash and form through the power and immediacy of the information highway. The ability of the Internet to rally political forces and circumvent censorship has been a major theme in recent years.more »
With the announcement of another export quota, maddog laments the unreadiness of nations who allow themselves to fall prey to national monopolies.more »
The Anonymous Hacktivist group has been in many headlines this past year. Who are they? What did they attack? How do they communicate?more »
Linux Adoption Trends 2012: A Survey of Enterprise End Usersmore »
Charly’s Column: Linux Fair The sys admin’s daily grind: OpenRhineRuhrJan 03, 2012
According to Goethe, the best way to gain an education is to travel. Sys admin Charly went to Oberhausen, Germany, for the OpenRhineRuhr fair last week.more »
Comment Letter from the EditorJan 03, 2012
What's the top distro on the famous Distrowatch page hit ranking list? Not Ubuntu, OpenSUSE, or Fedora. According the Distrowatch, the hottest Linux is none other than Linux Mint – an Ubuntu-based, community-driven desktop system that is known for ease of use and efficient out-of-the-box multimedia functionality.more »
The Open Source Forum returns to CeBIT 2012! CeBIT, the world's largest IT trade show will be held from March 6 to 10, 2012 in Hannover, Germany. As in previous years, the Forum will take place in Hall 2.more »
CeBIT welcomes open source projects to Hannover, Germany! The show organization and Linux Magazine are calling for open source projects to apply for free exhibit space at CeBIT Open Source 2012. Open source projects are provided with the opportunity to present their work to the CeBIT audience, just like commercial exhibitors.more »
Both projects help organizations build their own containerized systems.
Mark Shuttleworth has resumed the position of CEO of Canonical.
Microsoft's open source code hosting platform CodePlex will come to an end after a more than 10-year stint.
Comes with Gnome 3.24
The bug was introduced back in 2009 and has been lurking around all this time.
The new release deprecates the sshd_config UsePrivilegeSeparation option.
Lives on as a community project
Five new systems join Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition that come with Ubuntu pre-installed.
The Skype Linux client now has almost the same capabilities that it enjoys on other platforms.
At CeBIT 2017, OpenStack Day will offer a wide range of lectures and discussions.